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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:13 PM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has issued the following statement congratulating the governments of Canada and Japan on market access for British Columbia greenhouse peppers into Japan:
Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:45 AM
The City of Surrey and District of North Saanich have both won inaugural Leadership and Innovation in Agriculture awards, presented by the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM), the BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) and the Ministry of Agriculture.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:30 PM
A new on-line system will help new entrants achieve certified organic status, as B.C. farmers continue to meet the consumer demand for certified organic B.C. foods.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:30 AM
The South Okanagan is brimming with local flavours from a variety of companies, including the Howling Moon Cider House in Oliver and Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery in Osoyoos.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 3:30 PM
B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick issued the following statement regarding the Government of Canada taking further action on the recommendations of Justice Cohen’s 2012 final report from the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River:
Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:15 AM
There is no better time than the summer to get fresh, locally grown food at a farmers’ market.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:00 PM
British Columbia’s tree fruit growers looking to replant orchards with high-value, high-quality fruit varieties in 2017 can apply for B.C. government funding now.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:45 AM
The British Columbia government has brought clarity to permitted agri-tourism activities and has established new opportunities around events, such as weddings in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), to help farmers grow their incomes and help British Columbians share the growing passion for local foods and farming.
Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:00 PM
The future of farming in British Columbia is in good hands. On behalf of Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, Abbotsford-South MLA Darryl Plecas will be at the closing ceremonies of the Abbotsford Agrifair tonight congratulating 4-H British Columbia and their contribution to this year’s Best Little Country Fair.
Monday, July 11, 2016 1:30 PM
The B.C. government is providing clarity to businesses and individuals considering planting trees for things like carbon sequestration on land in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) – they will need to apply for permission from the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) first.